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1 hr ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

25 years after its founding, Theater for Young Audiences is still performing

Deb Sabol-Williams isn't trying to turn out hundreds of actors, dancers and theater professionals.


Related Topix: Arts, Sheboygan, WI, Sheboygan County, WI, Family, Kids

Sun Apr 20, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

The Golden Mask Festival awards ceremony, which unfolded over a...

The Golden Mask Festival awards ceremony, which unfolded over a leisurely three hours on Friday at the Bolshoi Theater, had plenty of surprises.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Adobe Theater Presents the Man from Earth, 5/16-6/8

What if a man from the Upper Paleolithic era had survived until today? Living almost 14,000 years, who might this man have been, and what would he have become? The play, The Man From Earth, boldly posits these and many other questions about life.


Related Topix: Arts

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Theater Spotlight: Appleton West opens its 'Little Shop of Horrors' Thursday

What: "Little Shop of Horrors" When: 7:33 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:03 p.m. April 27 Where: Appleton West High School, 610 N. Badger Ave., Appleton Admission: $10 adults, $5 students Contact: 920-832-1588 Box office hours: 3-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and one hour before each show.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Little Shop of Horrors, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Arts

WYFF-TV Greenville

Tryon Little Theater to open Proof, audition for Shrek the Musical



Related Topix: Arts, Mathematics, Science

The Oregonian

Scott Palmer and Bag&Baggage promises to bring professional theater to a new level in...

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's home-grown professional theater company, came of age this season, gaining national recognition and critical acclaim for its unconventional take on what are often traditional performances.


Related Topix: Arts, Hillsboro, OR, Education Etc., Yamhill, OR, Washington County, OR

Daily Record

Just the right chemistry

If laughter is the best medicine, as the saying goes, then the organizers of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey are aiming to fill a pharmacy.


Related Topix: Arts, Madison, NJ, Morris County, NJ

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Proudly Representing the 'B' in LGBT: Let's Hear it For Bisexuals

While this list is by no means complete, it does pay homage to some of the better-known Bs in LGBT.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Arts, Joe Dallesandro

The Miami Herald

California: Theater performances, art workshops unveiled by Yosemite Conservancy

Actors Alan Sutterfield and Lee Stetson portray President Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir in special performances commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act.


Related Topix: Arts, Lee Stetson, Travel

Voice of America

Synetic Theater Celebrates Shakespeare Anniversary with Historic Hamlet

April 23 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of famed playwright William Shakespeare.


Related Topix: Arts, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington, Washington Government

Norwalk Citizen News

Plays' topics hit home for teens

The first line of Pittsburg High School 's coming theater production asks: "Do you ever take time to look around you? To truly see?" The answer, at least for students who have been in Greg Shaw 's theater classes for the past seven years, is "yes."


Related Topix: Arts, Pittsburg, CA

The St. Petersburg Times

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy to Make Debut at Mikhailovsky Theater

Former first lady of France, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, will make her St. Petersburg debut at the Mikhailovsky Theatre with a solo performance on June 4, announced a spokesperson for PMI, reported Interfax Saturday.


Related Topix: Carla Bruni, Arts

Journal Gazette

IPFWa s musical challenges students

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Education Etc., Arts

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Pet Shop Boys on Tour

"What a nice way to spend at Tuesday night," said Neil Tennant in his first comment between songs at the Pet Shop Boys concert on April 8. He was addressing the crowd in an informal friendly way from the stage of the Fox Theater in Oakland for the beginning of this phase of their tour for the release of Electric.


Related Topix: Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Dance, Pet Shop Boys, Pop/Rock, Arts, Minoa, NY

ABC News

Flyaway Owl Found, Hungry but Safe

Officials at a Tacoma, Wash., zoo say a trained Eurasian eagle owl that got spooked and flew off into a nearby park has been spotted and captured.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Arts

Coldplay announces short string of intimate live shows

Coldplay will be sharing some of their new "Ghost Stories" over the next few weeks with a string of intimate live shows around the world.


Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, World News, Germany, Arts


Paul Stanley on his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock-N-Roll, Rock & Roll, Musical Theater, Entertainment


The Railway Man

"The Railway Man" opens with a shot of a bridge - the looming Forth Bridge in Scotland with Jeremy Irvine walking beneath it in a British military uniform, circa the Second World War.


Related Topix: War Horse, Jeremy Irvine, Arts, Cinema, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Anchorage Daily News

Capitol Steps find comedy in theater of public policy

In the more than three decades since getting their start at a Christmas party in Washington, D.C., the Capitol Steps have thrived on scandals, missteps and gaffes from politicians.


Related Topix: Capitol Steps, Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton, History in the News


Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a backstage pass.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Arts, Dance, Ballet, Economics News, Bitcoin, Fashion, Designers, Dior